Famous venues in London for birthday extravaganzas
Want to make a splash with your birthday bash? To see and be seen and party like it’s 1999? Well check out these buzzing London venues that are guaranteed to give your party the exclusive touch and luxury feel.
A perma-favourite and insta-must, this Michelin-starred destination restaurant from Pierre Gagnaire & Mourad Mazouz’s has two private dining rooms that are perfect for a top notch birthday bash. The Library and Lecture room can seat from 14 to 40 when combined to enjoy the exclusive surrounds and unique Modern European cuisine.
Want an uber chic Knightsbridge extravaganza? Then Buddha Bar is guaranteed to wow with its exclusive ambience and pan Asian flair. With a variety of private areas from small booths upstairs to a private room downstairs and the option of exclusive hire, it can cater for parties of 12 to 350.
If you’re looking for the ultimate in intimate luxury, then try a Hakkasan. The Mayfair site has a private room for just 16 guests to enjoy their fabulous and iconic fine dining Chinese cuisine – starting at £58 for the vegetarian and £68 for the signature menus.
Make a splash in the striking private dining area of exclusive sushi and Asian restaurant Sexy Fish. Designed by IT-designers Martin Brudnizki, the Coral Reef Room can seat up to 48 for a seated event or 60 for a standing reception. With Europe’s largest Japanese whisky collection held at the bar, and cocktails to boot, it’s a party waiting to happen.
For extraordinary birthday parties with a view Aqua’s two sites offer amazingly picturesque London skylines: Aqua Shard on the 31st floor and with capacity for parties from 40 in a private dining room to 180 as an exclusive hire; and Aqua London’s where Oxford Street’s unique buzz can be spied from the Spanish Aqua Nueva’s balcony – for up to 80 guests standing.
Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
One of the newest hotels on the London map, as with all Nobu’s the brand is almost synonymous with spectacular. With a plethora of private dining options for parties from just 8 in a private room on the terrace to 240 with exclusive hire of the restaurant, a fabulous party enjoying their unique and widely coveted modern Japanese cuisine, is assured.
A fabulously exciting addition to London’s private event scene, Sea Containers on the South Bank boasts a staggering 25,000 sq foot of space – room enough for a mega-party, with views overlooking the river and city skyline. With flexible spaces and the blank canvas of Level 12, the venue can host parties from 10 to 150 for seated events or 250 for standing receptions. We love that food comes from caterers Green & Fortune’s own farm and that seafood and live cooking stations can be offered on request.
Want to be the captain of your party and act like a bunch of pirates? Then host your party at the Big Easy’s impressive Canary Wharf site. The vast BBQ restaurant has several private rooms available, the most exciting of which is the Captain’s Table for 26 which is reminiscent of Pirates of the Caribbean. So for all those wannabe Jack and Jane Sparrows out there, this is the perfect venue, with live music nightly outside the private room in the main bar, an extensive range of rums and slushie cocktails it’s impossible not to have an ooh-arr-some time.
Like its name suggests, the opulence of Opium is addictive. With a plush private dining room for up to 30 guests (60 standing), the London branch of this hugely popular and beautifully designed restaurant, lounge and nightclub offers sharing style Japanese and modern European cuisine and is ideal for a truly buzzing birthday bash.
Although nearly a year old, Ruya is still firmly in the new-place-to-be-seen category. The sophisticated modern Turkish restaurant in the heart of Mayfair has glitz and glamour in its DNA. From the fabulous authentic Turkish décor to the stunning menu and flexible spaces, the restaurant can host parties from 16 to 150 and offer live music, DJs and more on request.